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to the desk. >>> we begin with breaking news from oakland. police are investigating three homicides. there are two different scenes. one in oakland. one in west oakland and one in east oakland. ktvu alex savidge is live on walnut street. good morning, alex. >> reporter: good morning. the sergeant here on scene told me in this case a woman was found stabbed to death early this morning. officers are still out here on scene. you can see a couple patrol cars parked out here on this street. the stabbing happened inside this apartment building in a second floor unit. we'll show you video we shot a short time ago. this is all taking place in the 5800 block of walnut. neighbors called 911 just about two hours ago. around 2:30 this morning. when officers aryed here on scene they went inside this unit and found this woman with multiple stab wounds and she died here on scene. a sergeant told me a short time ago police do have a possible suspect. a man in custody at this point. they are not saying much about who this person is. and the motive at least at this point according to the sergeant rem
at the berth. >> this area is being sold as nobe. north oakland, berkeley, and emeryville. tomas roman is live in the neighborhood with more. >> some realtors started to use the name nobe to describe this north oakland neighborhood known usually as the golden gate district. and some resident wes spoke to say this name change is just a ploy to raise home plieses and displace low income families. >> scott and laurel moved from san francisco into this area which some real tore refer to as nobe. >> it's reasonable shopping around. lots of kids in the neighborhood. lots of people walking their doings. this is nice. >> rosa says she loves north oakland and has lived in this home for 30 years. >> this is a long-standing north oakland community that is being swallowed up by real estate agents. reporter: she does not like the idea that real estate agents and brokers are selling her neighborhood as nobe, standing for north oakland, berkeley, emeryville. she says it's plan to sanitize an area of oakland to boost home prices and gentrify the area. >> feels like we're a pawn in this game of real estate pri
condition. >>> police are investigating two separate shootings on the same street in east oakland. that first one happened about 7:00 on the 9100 block of international boulevard. a woman was walking to the store when she was struck and kill wood you a stray bullet -- killed by a stray bullet. she died at the scene. so far, police they've not found the gunman. >>> another person was shot two and a half hours later, just five blocks away. one person was hurt. he managed to drive himself to a nearby police station. he's being treated at the hospital and is expected to survive. >>> an oakland gun buyback program is starting to gain steam and is being fueled in part by a pot club owner looking to hand over cash. new at noon, brian flores is live in oakland with more. >> reporter: hi, mike. it could be the tragedy in connecticut or the buy back program. we understand that more guns today were turned in. on this table are military rifles, hunting rifles. these were once in the hands of people in the streets of oakland but now they are not. >> i mean, i have fixed mealings. on one hand,
in oakland. three people were killed in two separate incidents. a double shooting and a stabbing. alex savidge is live on walnut street where a woman was killed a few hours ago. >> this is still an active crime scene for oakland police. what they found here this morning was a woman that was stabbed to death. it's all playing out. the crime scene located inside this apartment building that is up the road here from us on the right hand side. you can see at least one squad car is parked outside. we want to show you video we shot in the last half hour. woman's body was found inside the second floor unit. this all began according to a sergeant when a neighborhood called 911 around 2:30 this morning. officers arrived and found a woman with multiple stab wounds. she eventually died here on scene. police have taken a man into custody who may have been responsible for the killings but at this point the sergeant tells me the motive for this stabbing remains unclear. meantime on the other side of the city oakland police are piecing together a shooting that left two people dead. the gunfire in tha
a million visitors each year. >>> north oakland neighborhood may get a new image with a new name. real estate agents are selling the area as north oakland berkeley emeryville. not everyone welcomes the change. >> scott and laura moved into this area of north oakland with some realtors referred to refer to as noby. >> there is regional shopping around and lots of people walking. >> she loves north oakland. she has lived at this memo for 30 years. >> this is a longstanding north oakland community that is being swallowed up by real estate agents. >> she does not like the idea that real estate agents are selling her neighborhood as boby. she says its plan to sanitize an area of oakland to boost home prices. >> it feels like we are in a pawn of real estate prices and people wanting to think of oakland. >> five shootings on oakland does nothing for oakland as a destination. real estate brokers say the name change reflects the revitalization of the city. new restaurants and old sturdy homes are attracting new families. he likes the name noby. he is selling this home in emeryville for $849,000
>>> oakland police piecing together the stabbing death of an oakland woman. >>> clouds are increasing but will that mean any rain? we'll talk about that and colder temps. >>> also it's been a bad holiday season for bay area crab lovers but now there is news that could make seafood lovers smile. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> good morning, everybody it's friday december 28th i'm brian flores. >> and i'm claudine wong. both dave and pam have the day off. let's get a quick look at your weather and traffic. steve people are saying i'll take a little weather a little cold right now. clear it up for me new years eve. >> for you claudine. of course. [ laughter ] we do have a lot of cloud cover coming in. i think we'll get a little rain out of this. in a dry year i would say probably not. but this has been a wet year you can see it's getting very, very close. upper 40s and low 50s. here is tara. >>> this is a live look at the east shore freeway. you can see traffic moving along nicely in both directions. at the subpoena senator mccain bridge -- and at the san mateo
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is heating up in alameda county. new at noon, allie rasmus joins us live in oakland to explain what the sheriffs want to do with the drones and why the aclu opposes the plan. >> reporter: well, today, the alameda county supervisors were supposed to consider whether to allow the sheriff's office to buy a drone or as the sheriff says, he prefers to call it, an unmanned aerial device. but the item was taken off the supervisors' agenda, just as a couple of civil liberties groups had a press conference expressing concerns. the alameda county sheriff's office unveiled what they might purchase, this device. in the past month, alameda county received around $31,000 in state grant money to buy an unmanned aerial system known to some as a drone. the devices have live hd quality video and infrared capability. and that's raising the concerns of civil liberties groups. >> we have nothing on paper that will bind the sheriff and accountability methods to prevent privacy issues. so we should not be rushing into this. >> it's law enforcement's job to protect people's privacy and to think we would us
>>> three homicides and another person killed in a chase, it has been a deadly day in oakland. >>> a push to use high tech to crack down on repeat dui offenders, you will hear what was announced this morning. >>> more ran arrives as well. you will hear how much at noon. >>> complete bay area news coverage, starts right now. this is ktvu channel 2 news at noon. >> we tried increase in fines, we have tried to revoke licenses to deter those chronic offenders, but we need to do more to save lives. >> turning to high tech to crack down on repeat drunk driving offenders, that is one of the top stories this noontime. >>> good afternoon, i am tara moriarty, in today for tori campbell. >>> we begin today with a deadly morning in oakland, hours after the city announced a plan to make streets safer. >>> within a two hour timeframe this morning two people were shot and killed and a third person stabbed to death. ktvu's alex savage is live with more. >> reporter: after the homicides it is 530, 5 of them justified from carding to the department, still more than last year and so far no arre
's an odd new trend on the streets of oakland. when it comes to traffic stops, police there just don't make them like they used to. cbs 5 reporter joe vazquez explains why the numbers are down so much. >> reporter: as we drove the streets of oakland this afternoon the only police cars we saw were parked at the oakmont police substation. truth is site of a cop pulling over a car is more rare. the number of police stops in oakland is down some 75% from a few years ago. that's according to numbers obtained by the "chronicle" which shows oakland police made about 68,000 stops in 2008 and 2009. in 2010, the number went down to 49,000. in 2011, another huge drop to about 25,000. and by the end of this year, the projected number of police stops in oakland will be 15,733. police cite factors including layoffs which reduced the police force by 25%, cops running from one 911 call to another making it harder to make stops in between. also, special investigative and traffic teams have been disbanded including the motorcycle squads. >> just the motorcycle squads alone would be responsible for an average
tonight to protect funding for the job center. funding for the west oakland job resource center has come into question amid controversy over plans to put up aloom nateed billboards -- illuminated billboards. those boards were to bring in hundreds of thousands of dollars annually to help with the center. >>> you can expect periodic lane closures near the toll plaza on the bay bridge from 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. over the next six months. officials say the lane closures are needed to work on the toll plaza including paving and replacing some of the crashed cushions. the east span is due to even to traffic in -- to open to traffic in december. >>> let's check in with sal. welcome back. >> thank you. >> how is traffic? >> well, we're had a -- well, we've had a couple of stalled vehicles. the metering lights will get switched on low after there's a few stalled vehicles. a 30-minute delay if you are waiting to get on the bridge itself. another 20 minutes or maybe 10 to 15 on the span itself. we're looking at the better part of an hour getting into san francisco unless you are in the carpool lan
, but because of the work and the jobs that have been, you know, held by oakland residents for years. and when we asked and talked about workers from the oakland arena being able to have first shot at the jobs over here, they were very supportive of that. and i think that speaks a lot about what this project is. it's not just a san francisco project. it's a bay area project. it's a project in which working families throughout the bay area will be able to make a living. so, i just want to thank the warriors for seeing it in those big pictures and big terms. and, mr. mayor, for you to really have the insight and the leadership in bringing everybody together. i'd like to introduce wyling hoover who is our leader in oakland. and after wyling comes up, i'd like johnny stakes who is a worker at the oakland arena and billy who works at the ballpark here to say a couple words. >> hi, wyling from local 50. i must say that we will be sad to see the warriors go and we prefer for them to stay in oakland. we're really delighted at how we're being embraced here today and being welcomed into san francisco. o
shoppers are getting extra protection. christin ayers explains how oakland police will be out in force separating the naughty from the nice. >> reporter: it happens frequently where chelsea adams works. >> there's a bunch of little teenagers that will come and hang out and hit all the stores. i've not seen an extra police presence. >> across the country you see an increase in crime during the holiday season. >> strings of thefts and muggings have spiked over the last several weeks the latest robbery happened minutes before we got to this location a woman was walking out of the trader joes in rock ridge when two men accosted her taking her groceries and purse. >> holidays are desperate times. and a lot of desperate people. >> desperate people and a diminished police force. oakland police booked fewer than people. >> this isn't always about arresting people. it's about intervention and prevention. >> cruisers, undercover officers and bike cops partnering with private security guards. >> i notice they have guys out in yellow jackets too that make me feel even safer. >> all at a time when
're watching cbs 5 eyewitness news in high definition. >>> breaking news in oakland four people have been shot all within a couple blocks of one another. cbs 5 reporter christin ayers is there. chris christin. >> that's correct we have a massive scene out here along sixth street. a long scene. you can see multiple cruisers. this area encompassing about six blocks where we're being told shootings happened and multiple people involved in the shootings. multiple victims from what we're hearing right now. four people shot. one person according to authorities is in critical condition at this moment. we don't know the conditions of the other four currently. and information just coming in at this moment. i talked to a couple neighbors in this area that heard the gunfire a short time ago before we arrived on scene. they described hearing maybe a dozen shots and coming out and seeing people laying in the street. we're hearing four victim so far in this east oakland neighborhoods. a very large presence in east oakland. no word on whether authorities have been able to track down the shooters. christin ay
. the suspects in both attacks are still on the loose and with three days left in this year the oakland homicide rate is now at 130. >>> oakland police pulled over a bmw for speeding last night, but before officers could poach car the driver sped off. -- approach the car the driver sped off. a minute later the driver crashed into lincoln continental on the on ramp of the freeway. the driver ran off, but police caught up with him and arrested him. >>> so clearly oakland could use a bit of help and they hope a legendary lawman might be the answer. the city of oakland is hiring bill bratton to be a consultant for the police department. bratton helped reduce violent crime when he headed the new york and l.a. police departments. we talked to oaklanders who are skeptical after hearing city leaders talk about different plans to stop the violence. they're unhappy. they re miserable because they haveo hope and they have no, no money." ouncil votes >> it might tamp some of it down just like putting armed guards on every street corner might tamp some of it down, but it won't make people's lives better. i
airport faced delay because of low visibility. the pass ofthe san josi and oakland airports did not experience any significant delays. >>> our storm watch continues on-line. we put a link to the forecast center website. that is where you can monitor the current levels of russian and napa rivers. to find the link go to ktvu.com and click on the storm watch tab. >>> just about an hour ago there were some tense moments in oakland as several people surrendered to police in connection with a series of armed robberies. now we want to show you about 9:00 near 63rd and market streets in north oakland. at one point, four people came out of a home, walking backwards towards officers who took them into custody. >> looks like we have multiple robberys. investigators didn't is say exactly what was stolen, only that pedestrians were involved. we're going to have more on this story as details become available, coming up tomorrow on mornings on 2. >> the bay area is starting to feel the impact of a major strike at post los angeles and long beach. ktvu's eric rasmussen is live in the newsroom
to take six months. >>> workers at the port of oakland voted to ratify new four year contract cost of living raise and signing bonus. labor and management have been bargaining since last summer. the contract goes to the board of port commissioners for approval now. >>> there are various demonstrations planned across the country today to call on congress and the white house to come up with agreement to avoid so-called fiscal cliff. nurses in 10 states, including here in the bay area are holding a candlelight vigil tonight, president obama heads to detroit. in washington republicans and democrats remain far from a deal. a slight ray of hope, as mr. obama and speaker boehner met face-to-face. in washington can't strike a deal by the end of the year all -- automatic spending cuts go into effect. >>> the white house has ordered military to plan on slashing 500 billion from its budget over the next 10 years. federal funding for schools will be cut 8.2% some ideas include eliminating tax deduction for charitable contributions. no longer allowing homeowners who write-off mortgage payments.
that broke out earlier this morning at a commercial building in east oakland. we're live on the scene. >> contra costa county's sins of supervisors will vote today on the future of four fire stations, a live report is coming up. >> we're watching the talks to train the white house and the gop as the fiscal cliff is looming just 21 days away. >> of weather and traffic may be on your mind this morning so let's check in with erica. >> today's forecast is not as good as yesterday's. increasing fog and clouds cover this afternoon and it looks like rain is on the horizon. out the door temperatures are in the first 30's and 40's. we will only warm things up into the upper 50s low 60s. those of the cooler conditions and rain as on the way. current conditions 37 for a delay of 38% for rosa 44 for hayward 45 for redwood city. dallas they were the numbers are expected to go the afternoon and have a full look at future cast four coming up in my next report. >> more cars on the road now that we are in the 6:00 hour. give yourself extra time if you're planning on heading into san francisco. traffic
waves and there have been numerous aftershocks including one measuring 6.2. >>> the latest from oakland, a man at the see yum last night -- at the coliseum last night at the game fell 30 feet down. he was seriously hurt. christien kafton is live with more. what do you know? >> reporter: well, we know there are a lot of questions about what happened. sometime right around kickoff at last night's game, a man either fell or jumped from the third-level concourse. you can see just how high the fall would be. the man either fell or -- about 30, 50 feet. he fell last night during the raiders/broncos' game. there are conflicting reports whether the fan fell accidentally or whether -- or whether he jumped. it's a very long drop and say incidents like this have happened at the coliseum or other places in the -- places in the country. >> i've heard about that happening. if you are not paying attention, you can fall and unfortunately, he fell yesterday. >> reporter: the workers took him to highland hospital, with serious injuries. so far, authorities are not releasing his identity. the raiders have
>>> a woman found stabbed to death inside this apartment in oakland. why this homicide was part of a very violent morning in the city. >> and a chase ends in a deadly crash in the streets of oakland overnight. what we learned about the person that was killed. >> we're live in the south bay where police will be on the look out for drunk drivers. we'll tell you about a new bill that targets offenders. >> cloudy skies out there and cold, cold, mostly cloudy. but any rain with this system, we'll talk about that and what could be insolves too. time for mornings on 2. >>> good morning welcome to mornings on 2. >> good morning. it's friday december 28th and homicide investigators are looking into the death of three people. in less than two hours this morning two people were shot and killed and a woman was stabbed to death. alex has been following the story since 4:30 this morning and joining us with the latest. >> it was a very busy morning. officers found a woman stabbed to death inside a second floor unit at this apartment building. investigators still on the scene here at the buildi
in the oakland area are seeing expanded police and security patrols, this after an increase in burglaries and other crimes. tomas roman is live in the east bay. >> we're here in berkeley at the shopping district, and crime isn't a big problem here. but just over the boredder in oakland, robberies, burglaries and homicides are on the rise and oakland police are asking for help from nearby agencies. >> montclair village is a shopping district that is three blocks long, two blocks wide at the foot of the oakland hills. it's seeing an increase in crime. >> we have been seeing a lot more home invasions and burglaries. so, anything that can help control it, i'm for it. reporter: help is on the way in the form of bail arm company. they will patrol the area in an effort to help the oakland police department. the company will respond to calls from its existing customers as well as any other merchant in need. howard says their presence is being felt. >> we see a fair amount of patrols of the shopping district and come up and down the street. we see a lot of the various alarm companies driving up an
to have a video. >> my name is shirley cavara and work for oakland school district and early education and people come from san joaquin valley and my family is located in the area. the best thing about working here is meeting all the families, and connecting with the kids, and when it finally clicks to them "oh that's what that means". even if it's small steps with some kids it's a great feeling that you have made an accomplishment in their lives that they will remember, so here it started down at ice age and moved to second avenue because it got too big want there was a preschool there and out grew that area and we had three choice in oakland to have the child care center at and the parents chose this one and up in the hills and don't feel like you're in oakland and conducive to our setting and lifestyle as indian people, and a lot of our kids that graduated here are doing community work. they're out there working with their people so we have made a strong impact with kids and you don't think about it. you just do what you do and what comes natural in working with kids and it's the
stephenson, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> we have learned that the state is investigating the oakland group home that an autistic girl walked away from last week before she was kidnap and had sexually assaulted. this as the suspect 36-year-old gary atkinson was scheduled to make a plea today on kidnapping, rape, and other charges but instead his hearing was pushed back to the 17th. police say atkinson abduct it had teenager from the fright vail bart station. the center has denied our repeated requests for an interview. >>> police in palo alto are warning people to be on guard after two women were attacked on downtown streets. >> almost got sick to my stomach when i first saw it. it was horrible. >> an elderly homeless woman named bunny became the latest victim early sunday morning. police say a man repeatedly punched her in the head and rifled through her pockets for cash. that same morning another woman was pushed to the ground and also punched in her face. the suspect tried to grab her purse but ran off empty handed. >> it was a downright street crime beating somebody in the face is just heino
of the oakland police department. mayor jean quan and police chief howard jordan were both there speaking. now, basically what the deal involves is that civil rights attorneys and the city of oakland have agreed to a deal. they did so in federal court that would prevent the federal receivership of the oakland police department. the court documents outline a settlement that still has police reform an oversight just not by the department of justice. the agreement must be approved by the federal judge currently overseeing the case. instead of receivership attorneys, lawyers are calling -- instead of receivership, excuse me, lawyers are calling the deal receivership light. the department would be overseen by someone called a compliance officer. that person would then report back to the judge. ktvu's john was inside that room there where that press conference just ended moments ago and he's been following this story. john, take it from there. >> all right, frank, yeah, they just wrapped up this press conference about one minute ago literally. they just walked out. they're do ago town hall meeting o
standing behind me, the work force of our bay area, san francisco, and oakland and others. want to thank everybody for coming here this morning. you know, we have another announcement to make, but it's consistent with the efforts that are being made by the warriors management to work with all of us in the city and to really adapt to the kinds of things that we've all shown as the values of our city. it is so important and is so significant because i remind people, this is a private investment of hundreds of millions of dollars. did i say 5 last week? [laughter] >> i think rick is reminding me it might be north of that a lot more. but what it means, what it means to all of us that are not always on top of all the fiscal things that we have, it means a lot of jobs. and this is so important to all of us, is job creation, job sustaining. and, so, we have some great announcements to make and it continues the effort of making these piers 30-32 to be of greater significance than the decaying piers that we have inherited for so many decades. i'm excited that we're continuing this effort to make
captioning by vitac, underwritten by fireman's fund >>> an unprecedented surrender. the oakland police department gives up authority to a court appointed director. is it enough to avoid a federal takeover? california schools are poised for a tidal wave of money, nearly $3 billion over 5 years. to make schools greener. a bleak future for african-american school-aged boys. it's one of several alarming findings of a legislative committee study. >>> plus, a conversation with an education innovator, sal khan, on a mission to bring a free world class education to anyone, anywhere. >> it's really about the student taking ownership of their own learning. >> coming up next. >>> good evening. welcome to "this week in northern california." big news today from the u.s. supreme court on gay marriage. before we get to our other topics, we'll briefly discuss that with our panelists. joining me tonight are jill tucker, "san francisco chronicle" education reporter. matthai kuruvila, also with the "san francisco chronicle." and paul rogers with "san jose mercury news." the high court announced it
, 34 for napa and vallejo. low forties for at oakland. looking at your day planner for the most part sunny skies into the afternoon. it will be a silly one. temperatures only climb into the mid '50s. the cold arctic air from the gulf of alaska is sticking around in the bay area. heading into tomorrow we have the possibility for some light rain. light winds are certainly a possibility as well. as we head into the weekend keep your umbrella out. more rain headed to the bay area saturday and sunday. i'm tracking all of the rain coming up and my next report. >> 6 of 5:00 a.m. and after years of legal wrangling and open and a powerful outside compliance director is set to oversee the oakland police department. a federal judge signed off on the plan yesterday. the compliance director will have the power to demote or fire the police chief as well as that an action plan for carrying out some reforms. they will regard the use of force an alleged racial profiling. the compliance director's power to impose discipline is limited to the command staff of the police apartment. the director also hav
determined he had been shot. police say there is no evidence the killing is gang related. >>> in oakland a $10,000 reward is being offered in that city's latest homicide. someone shot and kill the a man on 83rd avenue and d street yesterday afternoon. the victim a 49-year-old man died at the scene. no one has been arrested and the motive is still under investigation. but this is oakland's 122nd homicide that compares to 105 at the same time last year. >>> oakland police are teaming up with their san francisco counterparts to get guns off the streets. they will be hosting a gun buy back program from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.. in oakland drop offs can be made at st. benedicts church and in san francisco at the omega boy's club. >>> police in vallejo are warning people to watch out for fake ipads this holiday shopping season. the warning comes after officers uncovered a stash of fake apple boxes like the one we are showing you there in or picture. instead of ipads the boxes contained black picture frames. the fake devices had an apple cut out logo and wrapped in bubble tape to confuse buyers
in oakland the flag was lowered to half staff. the president has ordered all flags be lowered to half staff until tuesday. scenes like this one in san francisco played out across the country this evening. >>> other leaders reacting throughout the day about this shooting. both of california senators were quick to send out statements this first one from senator dianne feinstein. she said quote i am horrified and incensed by today's tragedy in connecticut. these massacres don't seem to stop, they continue on and on. and governor barbara boxer says, this touches us all so deeply. and it is long past time that we enacted sensible gun laws and school safety legislation. >>> whenever there's a tragedy like this the debate over gun control heats up. coming up in less than 10 minutes a look at this case and california laws when it comes to guns. >> we want to know go live to newton connecticut, maribel aber is there. it's a little after 9:00 in the evening. it's been a long and difficult day. maribel can you giver -- give us an idea of what's happening in the community right now. >> hi gasia and ke
explained what oakland unified will now have to do as a punishment. >> reporter: for years, this private religious school has received thousands of dollars in federal funds. $50,000 just this year, dolled out by the oakland unified school district. it's the school that sends its students out to bart stations to solicit money. tonight they left after we approached them. a joint cbs 5 california watch investigation earlier this year questioned the district's lack of oversight, allowing inflated enrollments by the school to get the federal funding, and the school's alleged misuse of that money. the california department of education took a closer look and has ordered the district to repay nearly $25,000. tonight, we reached the district spokesman out of spoke. >> we dispute the notion or the finding that we have misappropriately handled funds. >> reporter: we questioned the school's use of federal money to pay his wife and son as teachers. >> the wife gets paid $100 an hour for her duties as a developmental teacher. that sounds a little excessive. >> it does. i'm not aware of their particul
with the port of oakland, a $7 billion a year operation. we uncovered that top port officials tried to claim that the spending of hundreds of dollars of public money was legitimate expense. in one case the spending happened at a private room karaoke bar that some people suggest that front for prostitution. eric rasmussen leads the investigation. >> reporter: for several nights we recorded a parade of scantily clad women, many dropped off all at once from a mine vivan going into this downstairs bar in mid town oakland. it's a familiar scene neighbors say they have been concerned about for years. >> the first thing that i thought there is just too many of them to be waitresses in this place. >> reporter: cafe juliet, a business that bills itself as a private room karaoke bar is also where the port of oakland's international marketing manager spend $5 auto,000 of the receipt shows his credit card was charged at 1:44 in the morning and he wrote it was a business meeting with four members of china merchants a large port operator in china who were in town for a trade symposium. >> it was what is
of oakland, a '7 billion a year operation and wen uncovered top port officials tried to claim that the spending of hundreds of dollars of public money was legitimate expense. in one case the spending happened at a private room karaoke bar that some people suggest is a front for prostitution. eric rasmussen leads the investigation. >> reporter: for several nights we recorded a parade of scantily clad women, many dropped off all at once in midtown oakland. it's a familiar scene that neighbors say they have been concerned about for years. >> the first thing i thought there was just too many of them to be waitresses in this place. >> reporter: cafe joliet is where the port of oakland's manager like, dunnigan show his credit card was charged at 1:44 a.m. on his experience report dunnigan wrote, "it was a business meeting with china merchant, a large port operator who was in town for a national symposium. a regular told us, you can get girls here." in an online rough for the same location, a customer said he was shown six women and was asked which one do you want? can you tell us w
loves her. it's a shock. >>reporter: ramona foreman mona to family and friends is oakland latest victim of gun violence. mother of 2 and grandmother of 4 was shot and killed only block from his where she lived. >> 2 people shooting we continue know who they were but we definitely know it wasn't meant for my mama. >>reporter: oakland police agree. she was caught if the cross fire of 2 unidentified shooters and was not their intended target. they say she was leaving this dollar store with her sister headed home when bullet started flying. mona hit and died at the corne corner. words quickly spread through the neighborhood and eventually to her family. >> everybody everybody told us it was mama. i ran straight through the yellow tape. >>reporter: today investigators are turning to to witnesses and surveillance camera to help them identify those responsible. >> you know, it's a grandmother and it's an older black woman. >>reporter: another innocent victim of oakland violence. this organization restorative justice for oakland youth working to change that. >> this is a big loss
for a gallon of gas regular gas is $3.62 in san francisco. >> in san jose $3.53. and $3.52. in oakland. the average across california $3.54. >> and a reminder of the bay area favorite way bring in new year is always with kron 4. the biggest partisan spectacular fireworks will be on kron for new year's live show. it's hosted by catherine heenan and gary radnich . kron fours news live start at 1130 on new year's eve. >> welcome back the time is 4:14. >> there is plenty of snow off to the side in the lake tahoe area. resort are reporting lots of fresh powder. we are talking feet of fresh powder. and outlets and by three has also been downgraded from and several to moderate. >> i wish i could go there this weekend. the conditions are amazing. i would be careful though. to get a live look at the bay area from our roof in san francisco. the san mateo bridge on the right a quiet start to the morning. more on our weather and traffic. here is our lovely erica. >> happy friday. take a look outside at the golden gate bridge. we do have areas of dense fog. will see an increase in cloud covered thr
happened at the oakland coliseum. a man fell is in critical condition this morning. the california supreme court could pile up position on prop 8 this morning. also an earthquake hits japan this morning we will have more coming out. >> the live look outside in san jose, still looking pretty but dark out there. in dealing with cloudy conditions as well as past patchy dense fog and the north bay. we're expecting plenty of sunshine in the afternoon, a bit warmer than yesterday. mostly clear and cool conditions into the evening. the full forecast is coming up in just a bit but for now over to erika >> the content as back up to the bay bridge plaza continues. to my knowledge the meeting lights are not active and we do not have any problems around the bay area. the east a phrase look good and no problems in the south bay no accidents along the peninsula and: easy drive time. 23 minutes out of the bottle into the city. >> overnight we had a strong earthquake in the northeastern part of japan. it was a 7.3 earthquake and the same area where we had a 9.0 earthquake years ago that killed 2000 people
, the oakland police department has for the past decade been under court order to make reforms. it stems from a high-profile misconduct lawsuit involving a group of cops known as the riders. now city leaders are hoping a last-minute tentative deal will avoid a federal takeover of the department. matthai kuruvila, i know you've been covering this story. what are the details of this settlement and what does it mean for the department? >> well, what this agreement involves is an agreement between the police union, the city and professors attorneys who filed this original civil rights lawsuit. what they've decided on is creating a compliance director. now, this would be a quasi mayor of oakland in a sense in that he gets to -- he or she would have the power to fire the police chief with the court approval. they would have the power to direct the city administrators. those are two things currently only the mayor has. it's limited in scope in that it would only effect the reform tasks that are incomplete for the police department. the city had been very concerned that this potential receiver, or fe
a developing story we have three people dead overnight in oakland. first there is a double shooting and that happened on this location on the 8800 block of main street in west oakland. that happened around 1 this morning. there around 230 there is a fatal stabbing of the 550 blocks of walnut street. police are still investigating right now and will traiwill tran is jg us live on the scene. >> the police have been here for about five hours now talking to witnesses and collecting evidence. they're now in the process of removing the 2 million men who were killed here. i spoke with someone who looked out the window and saw at least two rounds fired at the man. before they left they fired more shots at the bodies. at this point we do not have the names of the victims or the motive at this point. i got here shortly before 5:00 in the morning and a handful of police of ulcers were here and now we're seeing more and more officers on the scene. we're on the verge of breaking this case. there's still cameras in the area while it is fresh in seeing that they did talk to any more witnesses. unf
the -- at the oakland coliseum. he was on the third deck and fell or jumped onto the concrete floor on the lower concourse. it appears to have been an accident but police are still investigating. >>> the nfl commissioner is talking about a possible new stadium for the raiders. roger goodell was at last night's game and he says the league is willing to provide as much as $200 million to help build the stadium to keep the team in oakland. goodell says the league's investment would first require a deal between the raiders and oakland officials. we'll see what happens there. commissioner says the raiders and 49ers could possibly work out a deal to share a stadium. the new 49ers stadium in santa clara is topped out. workers have lifted two beams to the highest point of the structure. they were signed by the team, city leaders and hundreds of construction workers. they're moving right along with that. >> look at the two guys on the other side of the beam, they're up there a hundred feet. >>> a phone call and a persistent brother are credited for the rescue of a woman stranded in the snow in the sierra
. >>> thank you, career. >> yesterday afternoon in oakland on third street between broadway and frankly was the third homicide this weekend in oakland. john alston said the shooting has raised concerns about growing crime in oakland. >> nearly four hours after the killing the victim's body was removed and oakland police opened up third street between broadway and franklin. the mid-afternoon shooting took place place a few blocks to the entrance of the square where she just attended a social event. >> i feel unsafe in oakland. there's a lot going on and i'm afraid for my children to walk by themselves. i feel it's not older, younger, no one is safe. >> the crime scene is only about four blocks from police headquarters. officers happened to be in the middle of roll call and they got here rather quickly. >> they found a man in the middle of third street who was shot to death by apparently someone who escaped in a vehicle. some residents heard the gunshots. >> i was just thinking that noise we heard could have been gunshots it was pretty loud. then like a couple fire -- sounded like a coupl
in other areas 22 mile per hour wind gust in oakland out of northeast that's why it is so mild this morning in some areas outside of our inland valleys mid to upper 50s around the bay and coast at 7:00, 40 -- 40s inland warmest afternoon in the forecast. >>> 6:15. >>> if you own an ipad, kindle or any other tablet you probably know the frustration of not finding it where you left it last night because the kids are using. >> now there are tablets made for kids for good or bad. michael finney and consumer reports look at choices. >> reporter: if you are not wild about sharing your tablet with your kids, good news, this year more tablets made especially for them and far from kids play. consumer reports checked them out. colorful tablets are made for kids but they've got features all grown-up. >> this year we are seeing tablets with real android operating systems wifi and expandable memory. >> reporter: consumer reports evaluated five tablets designed for kids between $150 and $200. testers checked lots of features, including display quality. some screens were hard to view from angle. this mach
. >>> well oakland wants to fill the new job center but some say the plan to pay for it is a sell out for the community. that's because the money would come from revenue generated by new billboards near the bay bridge toll plaza. story tonightm 7 news reporter laura anthony. >> one person polite another crucial funding source. that's the gist of the controversy over how to pay for new job in career resource center in west oakland. proposed deal between the city and oakland army base developer would fund the center with proceeds from 5 new bright and shiny billboard along the freeway at the bay bridge landing. they would join the 3 that are already there. >> okay i grant y this it's a monstrosity but those decision have already been made and negotiated since the bill beard are going to be there, the revenue or some of the revenue from the billboard ought to fund the job center. >>reporter: as show of support for the funding plan oakland clergy join with other community members to hold a candle light vigil and prayer schlts event held at the west oakland library which would house t
in oakland. neighbors are hailing firefighters for protecting them from a huge vehicle and business fire this morning. we'll tell you how it's connected to a stolen vehicle and show you exclusive video. >>> we are lye in the tenderloin where thousands of people have been braving cold temperatures and lock hours to get a much needed holiday meal. >>> officially old man winter is not here yet. boy is he close knocking on the door. we'll take a look at those coming up. >>> good morning, to you. welcome to a brand new day, wednesday, december 19th i'm dave clark. >> good morning, i'm pam cook. thank you for joining us. let's check in with steve. i'm looking for the tweets from tahoe. a lot of people start heading up for the christmas break. >> it's three degrees up there. two below in truckee. >> the rain this week will probably bring snow. >> that is a great question. a lot of people are traveling. i don't think you have to worry about snow levels too low around tahoe and truckee. freeze warning out for the north bay. frost advisory for everyone else. there is 20s and 30s. it will be a cold
francisco and about 60 in oakland. that's a look at weather. gianna, how's traffic? >> it's not too bad. we are starting to see a few break lights at the altamont pass westbound 580. eastbound 580 there is still roadwork in effect north greenville to north flynn at least one lane closed until with 11:00 today so expect delays on the eastbound side, as well. eastbound highway 4 at loveridge wrapping up in the next few minutes. right now all lanes still shut down for roadwork through there and better news along 101. we had three lanes completely shut down northbound near 92. that's now been cleared. we should get back up to speed within the next few minutes. accident blocking one lane still very early no delays as you work your way through there westbound 80 clear and in fact the eastshore freeway commute looks good. mass transit on time. bart under way with no delays. bart, ace, muni, caltrain and your ferries all no delays. there are street closures near folsom and essex. we are learning that the essex street ramp to the eastbound bay bridge connector is shut down. so we'll let you though w
of railroad avenue in east oakland. >> authorities said the fire began in a pickup truck. >> the finest and spread to a commercial building nearby. >> to cause the fire remains under investigation and no suspects are in custody. >> a lockdown at san jose city college's been lifted after officers and several hours searching the campus for a reported gunmen. >> is a video from the abc sky seven h d of the scene. >> the campus was locked down route 430 yesterday afternoon after school officials reports of alleged arms suspect on campus. >> city college and san jose police searched campus for nearly three hours and did not find a suspect. >> police said there were no reports of gunshots. >> parents in town conn have cautiously sent their children back to school. >> i was naturally love to keep my kids in a bubble but you cannot live that way. >> the close-knit community is forever changed because of the 20 children that will never return to class. the investigation continues into what sparked the shooting rampage. >> the shooter left is less computer at his home so far as investigators have
to track down her killer. >>> four people are wounded in late-night gunfire near oakland's lake merritt. we have new information on the condition of the victim. >>> it's another stormy morning commute in the bay area. heavy traffic in richmond and berkeley. what you need to know before you hit the highway. >> reporter: and the latest storm is hitting the bay area as we speak. we'll tell you how businesses, residents and commuters are preparing, as "mornings on 2" starts right now. >>> well, good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2". i'm dave clark. >> good morning. i'm tori campbell. it's wednesday, december 5th. >>> in the pouring rain, berkeley crime technicians spent the night collecting schools in a fatal shooting outside of a school. alex savidge is live where a woman riding her bicycle was gunned down there. alex? >> reporter: good morning. the woman was likely in her late 40s and early 50s. so far she's not been identified. she was riding her bike along this stretch of sacramento street late last night when she was shot to death. the circumstances before that shooting still unclear fo
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